Vincy Premier T10 League 2020: Match 17, Dark View Explorers vs Botanic Gardens Rangers: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Greaves is the most popular captaincy pick in Fantasy for this match.

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Match Details

The 17th match of Vincy Premier T10 League 2020 will be played between Botanic Gardens Rangers and Dark View Explorers at the Arnos Valley Sporting Complex in Kingstown.

The match starts at 10:30 PM local time (8:00 PM IST) (2:30 PM GMT). The match can be streamed live on Fan code.


The Vincy Premier League rolls on as the 17th match will see Botanic Gardens Rangers taking on Dark View Explorers. The Rangers defeated the Fort Charlotte Strikers in a close game on Tuesday. They defended 101 runs restricting the opposition to 95 runs. They are currently at the third position with three wins from five games.

This is a crucial game for the Explorers. They lost to the table-toppers Salt Pond Breakers in the previous match and are at the fourth place in the points table. The Rangers defeated the Explorers in the previous face-off between the two teams.

Weather Report

The weather is expected to get cleared compared to the first match. There are few chances of rain coming down while the temperature will hover around 30 Degrees Celsius.

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Arnos Valley Sporting Complex in Kingstown has been extremely sporting. It is not entirely flat and has something in it for the bowlers as well. Score around 90 runs should be enough for the team batting first to win the match.

Average first innings score: 91 (Last six matches of the tournament)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 1; Lost – 5

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Botanic Garden Rangers

Oziko Williams, Hyron Shallow, Romel Currency (WK), Kevin Abraham, Kenneth Dember, Kesrick Williams (C), Atticus Browne, Nigel Small, Kimali Williams, Romario Bibby, Casnel Morris.

Bench: R Charles, Joey Welcome

Dark View Explorers

Deron Greaves (WK), Lindon James (C), Shammon Hooper, Andrew Thomas, Davian Barnum, Kody Horne, Javid Williams, Sealron Williaams, Ojay Matthews, Darius Martin, Kemron Strough.

Bench – Denson Hoyte, Kensley Joseph

Top Picks

Hyron Shallow has been the top batsman for the Rangers. He has scored 138 runs in five matches thus far including an unbeaten 44 in the previous game. Oziko Williams also fared decently after opening the innings in the previous game with a 22-ball 30. Kesrick Williams and Romario Bibby were the wicket-takers in the last game while Henneth Dember is also an exciting option.

Deron Greaves has to be the top player for the Explorers. He has amassed 113 runs in five outings and has also picked seven wickets. Sealron Williams has also been amongst the consistent wicket-takers with seven scalps to his name. Shammon Hooper scored 32 in the previous game opening the innings and can be a good option as well. Lindon James has also been a brilliant batsman scoring 98 runs thus far.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options: Deron Greaves, Hyron Shallow

Vice-Captain Options: Shammon Hooper, Sealron Williams

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Lindon James, Oziko Williams

Batsmen – Deron Greaves (C), Kody Horne, Hyron Shallow (VC)

All-Rounders – Shammon Hooper, Sealron Williams, Kesrick Williams

Bowlers – Darius Martin, Romario Bibby, Casnel Morris


Suggested Playing XI for Grand/MegaLeagues:

Keeper – Lindon James, Romel Currency, Oziko Williams

Batsmen – Deron Greaves (C), Hyron Shallow, Atticus Browne

All-Rounders – Shammon Hooper (VC), Sealron Williams

Bowlers – Kemron Strough, Casnel Morris, Kimali Williams


Expert Advice

Oziko Williams impressed many with his batting opening the innings in the previous game. He could be made VC in Grand Leagues as a surprise option.

Wait for the playing XIs to be announced before finalising the Dream11 Fantasy teams.

Probable Winners

Dark View Explorers are expected to win the match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.